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Senators, EV Backers Redouble Deployment Calls To Tackle Climate Change

November 30, 2018
Two Senate Democrats are re-introducing legislation for an ambitious national zero emissions vehicle (ZEV) mandate, offering a rebuttal of calls to scrap state ZEV and greenhouse gas rules and joining broader calls from electric vehicle (EV) supporters to hike deployment of the cars to address climate change. The legislation from Sens. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) is being viewed in part as a political response to the Trump administration's proposal to freeze vehicle GHG standards and preempt states'...

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